Hell and High Water

A shadowy cabal hires a former sub commander (Richard Widmark) to investigate a reputed Communist scheme to trigger World War III. Widmark recruits a crack team of associates to travel with him to islands north of Japan, where he's been told a Red Chinese base is being constructed. Samuel Fuller ("Pickup on South Street") directs this muscular blend of spectacle and Cold War intrigue; Gene Evans, David Wayne also star.

Year: 1954
Genre: War and Anti-War Films
Country: USA
Director: Samuel Fuller
Starring: David Wayne, Gene Evans, Richard Widmark
Duration: 103 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains low level violence.
Location in store: War



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